PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF PUBLIC HEALTH

CPH5PPP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you are provided with an integrated overview of the ways in which different theories and disciplinary perspectives have informed public health principles and practices. You are provided with the foundations for a contextual understanding of the specific methods of public health research, policy development and program planning and implementation. This subject draws linkages between areas that may at first sight appear quite disparate. You are provided with an overview of public health as an organised global and local effort to promote and protect the health of the public. Links are drawn between the past and present to provide the foundations for a contextual understanding of the specific methods of public health practice and policy development. You are encouraged to position yourself within public health debates. This subject is taught bilingually for China health program students only.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

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Capstone subjectNo

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Readings

Subject Guides

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Public Health Practice in

Resource TypeRecommended

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AuthorLIN V, SMITH J, Fawkes S

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PublisherALLEN & UNWIN

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Mastery of theoretical knowledge in relation to changing concepts and approaches to public health and community health
02. Critically assess institutional arrangements and tools for public health and primary health care
03. Reflect critically on public health practices in China, and apply contemporary international health promotion practices
04. Master advanced skills in the design of comprehensive community health services based on local health needs

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China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 0 - 0
Ten 5.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two tutorial exercises/group presentations (15 minutes/member, 1500 words equivalence in total)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
3,000-word major essayN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 0 - 0
Ten 5.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two tutorial exercises/group presentations (15 minutes/member, 1500 words equivalence in total)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
3,000-word major essayN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2021, Week 15-27, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 0 - 0
Ten 5.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two tutorial exercises/group presentations (15 minutes/member, 1500 words equivalence in total)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
3,000-word major essayN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3